Walnut Black Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 3'
Usually steamed to match sapwood and heartwood. Fine but open grain. Moderately coarse texture. Excellent to work including turning and carving.Easy Size!
Hobby boards make it easy to get started on your project. They're perfectly sized to nominal 1x6 boards (3/4"x5.5" to be exact) with clean, straight edges and smooth faces. They're lovingly milled from kiln dried, Select & Better lumber so you get gorgeous, clear, ready-to-use wood.
We stock walnut lumber with one of the highest possible heartwood specifications that money can buy, called 90/70. That means 90% heartwood on the face, and 70% on the back. While the heartwood content may be greater on some boards, we can not guarantee 100% heartwood.
What Size Is This?
|Grade||Select & Better|
Woodworkers Also Recommend These
About Walnut (Juglans nigra)View All Walnut Products
3.33lbs /Bd. Ft.
Ease of Finishing
Walnut is a domestic wood from North America
One of the most enjoyed American hardwoods for its fine-yet-open grain, unique patterns, and bold dark color. Walnut is easy to cut, shape and sand, and the wood takes on an amazing look with a clear finish.
Light to dark brown or chocolate brown.
A moderate sized tree reaching about 100 feet and producing a trunk up to 60" in diameter.
American black walnut, American Walnut, Black Walnut, Eastern black walnut
Gun stocks, musical instruments, fine furniture, cabinetry, flooring.
Understanding hardwood lumber starts right here with these wacky fractions.
If you're expecting perfect clear lumber 100% of the time, you're in for a surprise. Here's a summary of the hardwood lumber grades and what to expect from them.
Board feet isn't your everyday kind of math, but these three simple steps make it easy to figure out your project.
Here's a handy (and free) Excel worksheet that helps you estimate the lumber needs for your project.
Are woods poisonous? Hazardous to use in cutting boards or baby cribs? Find out here.
Wood is like a sponge, and it's always in a state of absorbing or releasing moisture to stay equalized with its environment. The problem with that is it also swells and shrinks. Here's what you need to know to protect your project.